Tacoma Narrows Bridge closure this weekend

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narrowsTACOMA– A heads up for drivers in the south sound: The westbound Tacoma Narrows Bridge will shut down Friday night for the entire weekend.

The state Washington state Department of Transportation said crews will replace a faulty expansion joint.

The bridge will close at 10 p.m. Friday until 4 .m. Monday morning.

Highway 16 will be reduced to two lanes in both directions to compensate for the closure.

Also, the westbound on and off ramps to 24th Street Northwest will be closed. Tolls will continue to be collected in the eastbound direction.

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